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  1. Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gaius Glenn Atkins

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1924, this title explores the schools of religious thought and practice that sprung up towards the end of the nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth: sects, mystics and spiritualists, theological sciences and scientific theologies, personal philosophies, and a huge...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    Series: Religion and Violence

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind...

    Published December 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Twentieth Century Mythologies

    Dumaezil, Laevi-Strauss, Eliade

    By Daniel Dubuisson, Martha Cunningham

    Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted...

    Published February 28th 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948: From Decline to Resurrection
    By Daniela Kalkandjieva
    To Be Published October 24th 2014
  2. Orthodox Pilgrimage in Contemporary Russia
    By Stella Rock
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  3. Radicalisation CC 4V
    Edited by Peter R. Neumann
    To Be Published April 15th 2015

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